25 june 2012
CRT Service starts cooperating with AST Publishing Group
CRT Service, Russia's largest high-tech service company and part of the MAYKOR Group, has signed an agreement with AST Group, one of the largest publishers in Russia and owner of Bukva bookstores. 

As part of the agreement, CRT Service will perform maintenance and servicing of cash register equipment at AST Group outlets and offer user advice on operation-related issues. The agreement will cover 100 Bukva stores throughout the Russian Federation.

"Our choice is CRT Service, as they have a reputation of a professional leader of the equipment servicing market and a reliable partner for federal-scale retailers. CRT Service effectively operates in all regions covered by our retail chain, offering high quality on-site services. We have found a professional and fast service provider for us," says Marina A. Deminova, Head of AST Group New Projects Department.

"AST Publishing Group is a leading player on the market, implementing advanced business processes and operating technologies countrywide. For a retail chain of national scale the agreement with CRT Service is an effective solution, as CRT Service is a one-stop-shop provider of high quality equipment maintenance in all regions of Russia, offering a centralized order execution tracking system and equally high quality of service anywhere in the country," says Stanislav Brodyansky, CRT Service Vice President for Business Development.

About AST Publishing Group 

AST Publishing Group was founded in 1990. For the last 20 years it is an acknowledged leader of the Russian book industry. Bukva is one of the country's largest and most dynamic bookstore chains, with more than 450 outlets in Moscow and across the Russian Federation. The chain’s list of items includes more than 100,000 titles, including audio books, periodicals, stationary, brain games, puzzles and more. AST books have been top-ranked at literary contests and have won prestigious literary awards, such as Russian Booker, the Big Book and the Manuscript of the Year.

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